Star Walk 2 is a fantastic Windows 10 app for learning the position of stars, planets, constellations, comets, nebulae and more. Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, the app uses real-time motion tracking to chart the skies on your device, making it easier to identify astrological events. In a nutshell, if you want to learn about the stars above Star Walk 2 is a cool app to have around.
Star Walk 2 is normally priced at $2.99 with a few in-app purchase opportunities. However, through the myAppFree promotion, over the next twenty-four hours, you can pick up Star Walk 2 free. It is a great opportunity to pick up a quality app, discover what's hiding in the night sky and save a little along the way.
Here are some of the key features of Sky Walk 2:
- Augmented Reality allows users to point-and-display the sky as on any device with digital compass. A Star Spotter feature then shows the sky as seen in reality and follows the movement of the user.
- Time Machine extends control of star viewing into the past and future. Once activated, a panel drops down and you can rapidly flip through time.
- Search allows you to search for any planet, constellation, messier object, satellite, or star and see it on the display.
- Moon phases display the moon phases for a chosen period.
- Night mode – night time setting shifts the graphics to red tones.
- Incredible 3D models of celestial bodies: planetary nebulae, constellations, dwarf planets, comets, and asteroids, man-made satellites, layer by layer planets and missions
The app can also share screenshots of your sky view via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or email and detailed information on celestial bodies is available.
Star Walk 2 is available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile and is normally priced at $2.99. However, for the next 24 hours you can pick up Star Walk 2 free courtesy of the myAppFree promotion. It's a steal of a deal on a very informative stargazing app. Please note that this deal is only for Windows 10 devices.
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George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.